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Maenad nymph or Bacchant | Greek vase, Athenian red figure amphora

T62.1 MAINAS NYMPHE

Museum Collection: Antikensammlungen, Munich, Germany
Catalogue Number: Munich J408
Beazley Archive Number: 201659
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Amphora, pointed
Painter: Attributed to the Kleophrades Painter
Date: ca 500 - 490 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

Detail of a Mainas Nymphe from a painting of the train of Dionysos. She is cloaked in the skin of a spotted deer, and holds a thyrsos (pine cone tipped staff) in one hand and a live serpent in the other.

 
 
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